Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 31

In 1958 – The United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I.

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January 30

In 1969 – The Beatles made their last public appearance together, on the roof of their Apple Studios in London. Memories…… Photos & Tons of great info for Beatles fans everywhere: http://www.Beatles.com

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January 29

In 1995 – The San Francisco 49ers became the first team in NFL history to win five Super Bowl titles, beating the San Diego Chargers, 49-26.

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January 28

In 1986 – The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members. I remember exactly where I was…I was watching the launch “live on TV”…I will never forget.  Let us always remember those brave pioneers … Continue reading

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January 27

In 1973 – The Vietnam peace accords were signed in Paris. The U.S. military draft ended.

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January 26

In 1988 – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical “Phantom of the Opera” opened at Broadway’s Majestic Theater.

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January 25

In 1961 – President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.

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